Policy

Buhari to sign African free-trade agreement soon
Policy

Buhari to sign African free-trade agreement soon

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria said he will soon sign the African free-trade agreement, AfTA. Nigeria’s President refused to sign the African free-trade agreement very close to the signing ceremony after the country raised concerns on the impact of the agreement on Nigeria’s domestic economy. President Buhari said in a […]

Big Business Policy

Nigeria’s inflation drops to 11.61% in May

For the 16th consecutive time, Africa’s largest economy, Nigeria said its headline inflation dropped to 11.61% for the month of May. Data released by the official statistics office, the National Bureau of Statistics, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation increased by 11.61 percent (year-on-year) in May 2018. This […]

Is Djibouti’s growth a mirage?
Africa Policy

Is Djibouti’s growth a mirage?

It seems not everyone is moved by the growth story of Djibouti. EXX Africa, a policy advisory firm said the Djibouti growth story is only skin deep. The London-based firm said Djibouti seems to be an attractive investment destination in an otherwise troubled Horn of Africa region. The country’s apparent […]